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  1. TechnoJunky

    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    In my opinion, it's best to modify the boot record on the Linux drive, leaving the Windows drive as it came with the computer. Then change the boot order to boot the Linux. That way you can always revert back to the original settings and configurations before you loaded Linux.
  2. TechnoJunky

    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    yes, but you can then go into the Bios and tell it to boot to the Windows drive and that would put it back exactly the way it was before you added the Linux drive. Or if you decided to remove the WIndows drive, it would still boot but choosing Windows would give you a failure. There's a grub...
  3. TechnoJunky

    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    You can make a modification to the menu to automatically choose Windows if you don't select anything else. It's a lot more convenient than hitting F12 at the right time. But regardless, it's your computer, set it up the way you want it. Try using teh Boot Repair that I linked above on your...
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    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    ok, I understand now. So when you would tell it to boot to the Linux hard drive, did it show you the Grub menu? It sounds like what you said, you installed the boot loader on the Linux drive so when you boot up the default drive, which is the Windows drive, it doesn't see the boot loader. I...
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    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    ok, so the boot menu (Grub) shows up and you can select Windows and that boots fine. But when you select Linux, that fails to boot?
  6. TechnoJunky

    No Boot Media Detected After Shrinking Home Partition

    Does your computer have multiple hard drives? Did you go into the Bios and change which one it should boot to? In your post you said "booting from that hard drive,". This makes me think you did this and the boot info isn't on that hard drive. If you did, change the boot drive in bios back to...
  7. TechnoJunky

    custom gnome 3 desktop

    I've never used Gnome as a daily driver for my desktop. I didn't like it when I tried it. And I've always heard it's not the most customizable desktop. So may I suggest trying KDE? It's completely customizable. You can delete the task bar and replace it with others like Cairo (looks like...
  8. TechnoJunky

    Internet Radio app Yradio and Dogradio

    Tell us more about these Darry. Why should we listen using these apps instead of Spotify or something else? Why do you like these and why should I install one or more of them?
  9. TechnoJunky

    testdisk tool

    Testdisk is not in your repository. Check out https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk for more info on it. You can download it from there.
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    wine duplicates

    look in ~/.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/
  11. TechnoJunky

    Arch with Gaming VM Help!

    Windows is Windows regardless of it being installed on a hard drive or installed in a VM. The only difference is how you get there. If you're worried about someone spying on you when you play a game when you reboot to WIndows, they're going to be able to spy on you when you run the Windows VM...
  12. TechnoJunky

    Run Local Script On Remote System via SSH

    While I'm sure there's a way to send all the commands to the remote system, I'd say the easiest way to do this is just to copy (FTP) the file to the remote system, then SSH to it and run it there. Is this not an option?
  13. TechnoJunky

    Arch with Gaming VM Help!

    FIrst, All Valve games run on Linux as Linux games. They have a Linux version for all of them (i.e. CS:GO). Second, Valve has created a system called Proton that runs many non-Valve games on Linux the way WINE does, but better. Third, I don't believe VMWare has a video driver that can support...
  14. TechnoJunky

    Button for Getting New Wallpapers Plugins not Appearing on Configure Desktop on KDE Plasma

    Different distros sometimes remove or move certain items in KDE. Which distro do you use?
  15. TechnoJunky

    Why is gaming on linux so damn impossible? And by games I mean real big titles not tetris.

    As a couple of the above posters stated, get Steam. Steam has a new tool in their arsenal called Proton. It's based off of WINE and allows you to play most Windows games thru it. The have a database you can check out that lets you know how well the game runs on Linux and what tweaks you need...
  16. TechnoJunky

    i am Extreme Beginner, Need help!!! Need Friends!!!

    Where do you have the SSD mounted? Do you have the mount information stored in /etc/fstab? What are the permissions for the mount point?
  17. TechnoJunky

    Dual Boot menu disappeared

    Looking at your pastebin data, I only see 2 partitions, SDA1 and SDA5. You obviously have or had additional partitions, 2-4 are missing. In Terminal, type sudo fdisk -l. Elevated rights are required to run this command. Fdisk checks the hard drive configurations, and -l tells it to list them...
  18. TechnoJunky

    Dual Operating Systems

    Checkout this site, https://technastic.com/edit-repair-grub-boot-menu/. I've used it a number of times to repair Grub. You'll need to boot to a live usb drive and install the software on it, then run it from the usb drive. The software install will be wiped out when you reboot so if you ever...
  19. TechnoJunky

    Solved | Accidentally gpt dev/sda

    Try testdisk. https://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk. I used it a long time ago to recover a partition I accidentally formatted. It worked.
  20. TechnoJunky

    Dual Operating Systems

    I'm confused by your use of the word install when you say 'doesn't appear on the grub install option menu'. Are you saying when you reboot the computer, with no USB plugged in, that you don't see Windows as an option in the grub menu? Do you see the grub menu at all during reboots? If not...
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